Tag: food

Potomac Pizza Grill opening in White Marsh

Greenleigh at Crossroads, the mixed-use community portion of a 1,000-acre White Marsh development, will feature about 90,000 square feet of retail space, including the Potomac Pizza Grill. Photo courtesy of St. John Properties.

A family-owned, New York-style pizza restaurant chain with four locations near Washington, D.C., will enter the Baltimore market this spring as a tenant of Baltimore Crossroads, a development in White Marsh.

Potomac Pizza will open its fifth restaurant at Greenleigh at Crossroads, the retail portion of the Baltimore Crossroads mixed-use development, marking its first location in the Baltimore region. The restaurant chain will also add “grill” to the end of its name for this location, hinting at expanded food offerings beyond pizza.

Dishing it Up with Leslie Schaller and Randi Settleman


Leslie and Randi - The AssociatedLeslie Schaller and Randi Settleman admit they may not love to cook, but when it comes to food, they are definitely connoisseurs. It’s one of the reasons the sisters, who work side-by-side at their family-owned business, Bond Distributing, couldn’t wait to co-chair this fall’s biggest culinary event featuring five of the nation’s most prominent Jewish chefs.

Inside DMG Foods, the Salvation Army’s grocery store in Harwood

Photo by Craig Bettenhausen

Earlier this spring, the Salvation Army opened its first-ever grocery store, DMG Foods, in Harwood, a new direction for their mission being tried out right here in Baltimore.

“Because the Salvation Army has always been involved in food delivery,” explains Maj. Gene Hogg, “it seemed like a natural progression to try to fit into a larger sustainability program on food insecurity within the food desert.”

In Win for Food Trucks, Judge Tells City to Stop Enforcing its 300-Foot Barrier Law

Pizza di Joey, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Photo via Institute for Justice.

A judge has given the city two months to stop enforcing its 300-foot barrier ordinance that bars Baltimore food trucks from setting up near similar brick-and-mortar restaurants.

The First-Ever Baltimore Food Truck Week is Happening in November

A platter on display from Kooper’s Chowhound. Photo via Baltimore Food Truck Week/Facebook.

As temperatures drop during the fall, food trucks naturally have a harder time bringing in customers off the street, says Baltimore-based hospitality consultant Willy Dely. But thanks to a weeklong event he’s organized for next month, Baltimore’s mobile restaurateurs will have seven days devoted to serving up their delicious fare.

Legal Battle Over City’s 300-Foot Barrier for Food Trucks to Play Out in Court

Nikki McGowan of Madame BBQ. Photo via Institute for Justice.

The year-old legal battle between food truck owners and the city will go to trial next month.

Rise Biscuits Donuts is Coming to Lutherville-Timonium

Photo via Rise Biscuits Donuts

A popular Southern comfort food chain specializing in biscuits and donuts is reaching northward to Baltimore County.

The Rack: Baby’s On Fire Celebrates Food, Music and Great Coffee in Mt. Vernon

Baby’s On Fire in Mt. Vernon.

Tucked into a small, quiet corner of Mt. Vernon, a decades-old dream is being lived out in full.

Light City 2017 Goes All-Local with Food and Drink Lineup

“Peacock” by Tim Scofield and Kyle Miller. Photo via lightcity.org.

Those who drop by this year’s nine-day Light City festival will have a wide range of local fare from which to choose.

Blacksauce Kitchen Now Open Thursdays in Remington

Blacksauce Kitchen’s New Storefront in Remington. Photo by Local Color Flowers

Ask a group of Baltimoreans who has the best crabs in the city and there’ll likely be some disagreement, but ask about Biscuits, and there is no such room for debate. You’ll be directed under the highway to the downtown farmer’s market, and the Blacksauce Kitchen biscuit stand.

Enoch Pratt’s ‘Food for Fines’ Deal Returns After the New Year


Frequent library users have a penchant for racking up fines for overdue books. Luckily for Baltimore City residents, there’s a way to pay those down while feeding the needy after the holidays.

Light City 2017’s Innovation ‘Labs’ Now Include Education and Food

Courtesy Light City/Facebook
Courtesy Light City/Facebook

Despite the intensifying testy legal battle between Light City Baltimore’s founders and the city, the show must go on. Last Friday, Baltimore’s arts promotion office announced it had opened registration for the nine-day festival’s innovation conferences (now called “labs”), along with some of the speakers and a couple new focuses.

Andrew Zimmern Taps Baltimore Again for ‘Bizarre Foods’ on Travel Channel

One of several featured foods on the episode.
One of several featured foods on the episode.

The unique culinary tastes of Baltimore are making a comeback on cable television.

Baltimore Earns International Recognition for Fighting Food Deserts

Courtesy Baltimore Food Policy Initiative/Twitter
Courtesy Baltimore Food Policy Initiative/Twitter

While many lack healthy food options in Baltimore, the city has been working for years to bring them to those areas with sparse offerings, known as food deserts. At a United Nations event in Rome today, an Italian charity foundation praised Baltimore for its work.